Travel Blogs from Chioggia
... walk right up to it, you could easily see every little detail. I learned that the first St. Marks was a building that was supposed to be temporary and it was located in the Doge's Palace and it was built in 828. The church was then rebuilt in 832 in its current location because of an incident that happened that forced them to re-build it. After that the church went through other renovations. While we were in Venice the Basilica was ...
... stood for particular reasons over others. What does it stand for?L: It's called the Ponte dei Sospiri..Do you know what that means?M: hmmm..I can maybe guess? The bridge that has something to do with breath? life? idk, what does sospiri mean?L: sighs....its called the Bridge of SIghs.M: Because its such a remarkable sight? That people sigh at its beauty?L: No, you see, its actually a prison to the right side of the bridge...A prison made for ...
... was also a little church and another guest house. Govi and I then went into town while the boys were working. That night we just had to sleep with the windows open and it wasn't too bad, i think we slept better. It still boggle's the mind to think the bed we slept on (albeit restlessly) was older than the country we live in. We have thoroughly enjoyed our time here in Vecinza and Venice with Everardo, Govi and of course little ...
... are like pigs in mud. I even got to do a load of washing in a "washing machine" what treat!! We have a couple of restaurants and supermarkets nearby, so we have had fun grocery shopping and Gary happy in his kitchen preparing simple homecooked meals, so good.
01/06/2013: Off to Venice on the ferryboat stopping first at the island of Burano with its picturesque pastel coloured houses, it is renowned for its lace. Next the island ...
... town with a church that was falling apart, but there were bridges like in Venice. we took a walk at the beach and had a nice lunch. My favorite though was the lonley planet guide about chioggia. it was brutaly honest (to be seen in the pictures).
Since it was quite boring we went to Venezia and took a walk around there for a bit. It is just such a beautiful city, at night also. we had some ice-cream and went home. it was a very nice, we all learned how ...
Other places to stay in Chioggia
Rione S Andrea, 597, Chioggia | 4 star hotelfrom $120
Lungomare Adriatico, 50, Chioggia | 4 star hotelfrom $133
Via Ondina 31, Chioggia | 2 star hotelfrom $121
Via Isamaor, 9 - Loc. Isola Verde, Chioggia | 3 star hotelfrom $79
Perottolo 30, Chioggia | 1 star hotelfrom $82
Via A. Barbarigo 133 - Loc. Sottomarina, Chioggia | Hotelfrom $78